I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will NOT BE SHAKEN.
31 but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
The Fourth Step is an action step and begins the growth part of our journey. It is a cleansing of the mind and spirit. Our residents eagerly await approval of this Step as it shows they have been making excellent progress and are ready to sincerely face their true selves. We put our selves under
However, instead of fear and trepidation, we feel comforted by the fresh understanding that there is a God, He does care for us and He will help us. Your weakness and affliction is okay. We are all weak and we are all struggling in some way. And none of us are strong enough to take
Alright, so you’ve broken down that pesky self-will in Step 1 by admitting to yourself that your life had become unmanageable. Where to from here? Well, Step 2 of course. This step begins the process of looking outward and reaching out, as apposed to striving to fix your addiction inwardly all by yourself. Step 2
Many of you have heard about the 12 Steps. For those of you not familiar with the ins and outs of addiction, the 12 steps are a set of guiding principles outlining a course of action for recovery from addiction. They are essential to recovery as they provide the foundation we need to grow and
Addiction is recognized as a disease according to the disease model, however, recent studies suggest a relationship between addiction and other mental health diagnoses. If this relationship exists, the question we need to ask is, did one disease cause the other? And if so, how do we treat them? First, let’s take a look at
Journaling has been around a long time. From Leonardo da Vinci to Anne Frank, journaling has shown itself to be not only a means of historical record but also a profound analytical opportunity and thus, an effective therapeutic tool. Continual self-evaluation has also long been recommended for authentic, sustainable recovery from addiction. First published in